Test Catalog

Test

Code
E745
Name
VITAMIN B6 PLASMA
Description
Test Contains (LOINC)
Vitamin B6 Plasma (62236-5)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type
Plasma or Serum
Preferred Container
Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Alternate Container
Plain (Red Top) Tube
Sample Volume
2.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume
0.3 mL (does not allow for repeat testing)
Handling Instructions
CRITICAL FROZEN. LIGHT PROTECTED SAMPLE. Collect specimen per tube manufacturer’s instructions. Centrifuge sample and separate plasma or serum from cells ASAP. Aliquot, freeze, and protect from light immediately after collection.
Client Transport Temperature
Critical Frozen
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 5 Hours; Frozen: 1 Month
Unsuitable Specimen
Serum separator or EDTA (Lavender Top) tubes. Ambient or refrigerated specimen. Hemolyzed samples.
TESTING
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Expected Turn Around
3 – 4 Days
Responsible Dept
Reference Lab
Referral Lab
SRL
Referral Lab Code
E745
CPT
84207
Methodology
High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Sonic Reference Laboratory (SRL). It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This test is used for clinical purposes and should not be regarded as investigational or for research. SRL is qualified to perform high complexity testing under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).